Flashcards in Drug-Induced Lupus Deck (11):
What environmental factors are definitely linked to increased risk of SLE?
-ultraviolet B light
What endogenous molecules are probably linked to increased risk of SLE?
estrogen and prolactin
What drugs are probably linked to increased risk of SLE?
PITCH PIM PM
What viruses are probably linked to increased risk of SLE?
What dietary foods are probably linked to increased risk of SLE?
-Alfalfa sprouts (canavanine foods)
-vitamin D deficiency
Other things probably linked to increased risk of SLE?
-bacterial DNA (causing anti-DNA Abs)
What drugs are currently (Sept 2016) Available for SLE?
most common to least: arthralgia, arthritis, fever, and rash
no nephritis (unless TNFa antagonist drug induced)
Patient population for drug-induce lupus?
most commonly seen in young women being treated for acne
genetic susceptibility needed with a precipitating environmental and/or behavior trigger